The Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship was established in 2013 and is located in the Old College House in the heart of the Hatfield Campus. Its central purpose is to provide a locus for undertaking and debating new ideas in an environment that facilitates interaction between senior scholars, eminent visiting scholars, postgraduate students and post-doctoral fellows.
The Centre brings together and provides the requireed intellectual home for senior scholars, post-doctoral fellows and postgraduate students to conduct scholarly debates across disciplines. Their work is conducted in a setting where it can be used to address important social issues within a mutlidisciplinary perspective. Of particular emphasis will be the contribution of the Humanities and Social Sciences to the debates.